Is Cloud Killing the CIO Role? 75% of Enterprises Say No.

Cloud Connect Summit Promises to Distill the Facts from Hype in Las Vegas

Mar 19, 2014, 13:45 ET from UBM Tech

SAN FRANCISCO, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 75 percent of enterprises believe the IT role is critical for the cloud services ecosystem, or so say the preliminary results of the Third Annual Enterprise Cloud Adoption Survey, "Cloud Adoption in the Enterprise: Distilling the Facts from Hype." [Tweet This]

Fact: It's no longer a question of whether cloud is the right strategy, but rather how you will leverage the cloud's abundance of resources to outpace your competition. The Cloud Connect Summit co-located with Interop Las Vegas March 31April 1, 2014 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center will break down the most pressing cloud technology for today's business. Register today:

Fact: Cloud is disruptive, but it can be hard to distinguish the facts from hype when it comes to how cloud actually disrupts an organization. Register now for a free Cloud Connect webcast in partnership with Everest Group and Cloud Ethernet Forum on March 26, 2014 at 10:00am PT to hear the full results of the Cloud Adoption Survey:

About Cloud Connect
Cloud Connect, produced by UBM Tech, is the defining event of the cloud enabled enterprise and the only venue where attendees learn how to leverage the cloud ecosystem to develop new services, revenue streams and business models. As both a conference and an exhibition, Cloud Connect's goal is to chart the course of cloud computing's development by bringing together enterprise technology and business stakeholders with cloud service providers and solution innovators. Cloud Connect offers in-depth boot camps, panel discussions and access to a host of industry experts, all designed to help organizations weigh their cloud options and drive business transformation. For more information visit:

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